To lead thriving ministries, we must lead from a place of strength, our own soul care. But how?
Bobby Gruenewald: “The church has the talent and resources to once again become influencers of culture and agents of change.”
Carey Nieuwhof: "Churches that try to be all things to all people often end up being nothing to anyone."
The bad news is that fewer and fewer churches are highly intentional about reaching their immediate community.
Carey Nieuwhof: "Overcome these tensions and you’re closer to progress. Avoid them and you can stay stuck a long time."
Ed Stetzer: The “rock star” problem is a sin issue, not a church-size issue.
No matter your skill level or former experience, be prepared to face these challenges head-on.
Steven Furtick: "If you’re going to err, err on the side of simply giving people Jesus."
Brandon Cox: "Being crazy about broken people, for us, has some serious implications."
Ed Stetzer: "To create boundaries, pastors must be able to say no when other people want them to say yes."